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Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
president was miles away, at a campaign rally in virginia beach, the white house said too busy to meet with israel's prime minister. their relationship has been tense, even frosty, an issue that mitt romney has tried to exploit. >> they have thrown israel under the bus. >> i have executed on my foreign policy, one that people largely agree with. so if governor mitt romney is suggesting we should start another war, he should say so. >>> tonight, hillary clinton is meeting with netanyahu, representing the president. it is still unclear how much of today's talk is aimed to do something talks have not achieved, get iran to negotiate >> all right, how close is iran to the point of no return? there is a big difference between american intelligence and israel's view, the u.s. feels there is at least a year, and no need to take action quickly. israel wants it to be quicker and for the u.s. to be involved. >>> meanwhile, on the campaign trail, the candidates were shadowing each other in a crucial swing state, this time, virginia, chief correspondent chuck todd has more. >> reporter: good e
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Sep 27, 2012 4:30am PDT
fabulous, it really is. >>> 4:41 right now. the fight for the presidency moving now to virginia. both candidates in the old dominion state today. we'll have the latest from the campaign trail coming up. >>> plus israel's prime minister getting ready to address the united nations about what he sees as the greatest threat in the world. >>> and, no, it's not just gas prices on the rise. why you might think and want to rethink before you pull out that atm card. >>> nbc bay area is your place for the latest news, weather, traffic. hey, come find us on facebook. just search nbc bay area or any of us individually. we'd love to hear from you. >>> welcome back, everyone. waiting for the sun's arrival today, but a little warmer out there. in fact quite warmer inlane. those temperatures really creeping up. we'll check in with christina coming up in just moments. it is 4:44. >>> a.t.m. fees on the rise. a new report out from bankrate.com shows the average atm surcharge now at a record high of $2.50. that's an increase of $1.57 from last year. it gets more interesting when you throw in your own ba
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Sep 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
up, this is "early today." and in sports in college football last night, 16th ranked virginia tech relied on their kicker to come from behind and then sealed the deal in overtime. here's nbc's mario solis with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. the opening weekend of the college football season ended with a thrilling battle in blacksburg. 16th ranked virginia tech got all it could handle from georgia tech. pick it up in the final minute. jackets down four. tevin washington finds stephen hill. georgia tech takes the lead with 44 seconds left. that is enough time for the hokeys to get it to field goal range. cody journell from 41 yards out. he'd champ one from 38, but he doesn't miss this one. ties the game as time expires and forces overtime. after a v.a. tech interception, it's journell again. this time a chip for the win. no doubt about it, number 16 virginia tech gets a scare but pulls out the win, 20-17 in o.t. >>> tennis, american marty fish pulled out of the u.s. open because of health concerns. on the women's side, second ranked agnieszka radwanska
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Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
government. >> reporter: ryan joked he was back in virginia. >> but virginians hold the key to this. >> reporter: and in 12 swing states like virginia, the gallop poll now shows romney and ryan trailing by 2%. the nbc news poll find president obama leading romney by 5% nationally, in part say pollsters because of the impression voters are getting of romney. >> it is all of this sense that i don't know him, i can't understand him, and i don't relate to him. >> reporter: romney admits he's got work to do. some senior republicans believe he's got enough time. there are still three presidential debates ahead. no need, said one up here today to prematurely panic. live from washington, i'm steve handelsman, nbc bay area news. janelle, back to you. >> thank you, steve. >>> switching to health news, a potential breakthrough in the fight against a debilitating disease. researchers at the cleveland clinic are working with a multiple sclerosis drug that is showing promise. it can be taken in a pill form, which is a benefit versus injections or infusions, which can come with serious side effect
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
in key battleground states. today they're both in virginia after holding dueling rallies in ohio yesterday. tracie potts joins us live from washington, d.c., this morning. both candidates taking these swing states very seriously. >> reporter: right of the and today a little background in order. remember, the president won virginia four years ago after 44 years of that state voting for republicans. but then two years after he was in office, they elected a republican governor, so some back and forth. the president trying to win that back. he's at an outdoor rally in virginia beach today. mitt romney meantime is in the northern portion of virginia outside the district, outside of our area where he'll speak to the american legion in springfield in virginia. the president is expected to hammer romney yet again on the 47% of americans, the comments he made about them, those who don't pay taxes. early voting, by the way, is starting in ohio next week where they were yesterday and it starts tomorrow in iowa. iowa, officials there tell us requests for absentee ballots already up 30% in so
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Sep 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
with campaign offices in nevada, wisconsin, virginia and virginia. much more coming up. quik rerelief. aftershocks continue to rattle the area. >>> the hantavirus scare puts a hoarding house in lockdown. details coming up. have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! >>> looking live at the san mateo bridge on a chilly start. the next warm upcoming mid week so keep your sweater handy. a car bomb killed at least three people and injured more than two dozen others in a market in iraq. the explosion took place as people were gathering to look for part-time work. it was one in a searry of bombings across iraq today. >>> also new this morning, dramatic video out of southwestern china where relief efforts are under way after deadly e
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Sep 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
toss-up states he did below that 13-point gap. iowa, ohio, virginia, north carolina and florida. so, what does this mean and how does it feel on the map? i'm going to go to our little battleground map here and as always, follow along up top when i make the state changes there, you'll see those numbers change there. so let's just give the president the states where he did better than that 13-point gap nationally. well then you would give him nevada, you'd give him colorado, wisconsin, and new hampshire. and look where it puts him, david. at 266. he just needs one more state. and i can tell you the one that they think they can exploit the gender gap and gender issues more than any other in the rest of those last five battlegrounds and that is virginia. as you know, david, just watching television in the northern virginia market you see a lot of ads, particularly that one on planned parenthood, having to use mitt romney's words. they think particularly in virginia, through as well as colorado, that they could exploit the gender gap and get to 270 without winning any other issues. >> ch
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Sep 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
virginia, mitt romney backed away from his direct attacks against obama and egypt, and delivered a more subtle image. >> the world needs leadership, i intend to be the leadership that provides the leadership that keeps us admired throughout the world. >> and as we turn here into politics, as we mentioned at the very top of the broadcast, we have new post-political convention polling numbers we are debuting here on nightly news tonight. they show some interesting movement in the battle ground states. our political director, chuck todd, with us and numbers from d.c. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, well, evidence, let's start in the state of virginia, where mitt romney was today. there, the president, with 49, a 5% lead, in ohio, on the way to 270 electoral votes, the president has a 7-point lead. and down to the state of florida, this is the biggest surprise happening in the last campaign in weeks, something insiders have been excited about in the party. the president has opened a five-point lead. you see the president hitting 49 or 50, his job approval rating hits 49 or 50.
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Sep 7, 2012 2:05am PDT
grooving on this. virginia tech is very highly represented. >> did we get any oral roberts university? >> we want to go back to college. so we are asking colleges and campuses to tweet their spirit on our twitter page. klg&hodau. send us pictures, videos. whoever is the winner at the end, we'll do our show from their school. isn't that going to be crazy? >> that sets education back about 100 years. >> sara, you had some tweets? >> we had good ones. >> how many schools did you hit at that time? >> i was already working at the age of 18. i was going to school at night, sara. some people actually struggled in life, okay? >> we did. we had over 1.5 million people see this in one day. you saw the numbers jump during the hour, so this is huge. we've got laura finley tweeted us. "let's get hoda back to virginia tech for a hokey football game. klg, you are wearing eli's jersey on the show today, come experience where he went to college. you need to experience the number one college in tailgating campus beauty and student beauty, ole miss rebels. then there was a re-tweet, we agree.
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Sep 14, 2012 2:05am PDT
that i'm at all biased from my university, but i want you to look at a video the folks from virginia tech sent. >> hoda, we know you went to a lot of parties here at virginia tech. we've got a space reserved for you. >> oh! oh! it's getting worse. >> hoda, you do not look like the same person. >> what, the afro? >> thank got for kerotine. for . really. greatest invention. even better than the internet. >> >> i don't care about the formaldehyde or who writes in. sara boyce from the university of alabama sent in a picture, too. it's always fun to look at these pictures. they get to show off their -- look what they've done. you and i were superimposed in the photo. >> that's alabama, where is that? >> university of georgia. is that what it was? >> alabama. >> no. lee schroeder is up next from the university of georgia. >> starting to get a lot of school spirit from everybody, you guys. our crew is even in the spirit. everybody is wearing something in there. >> everyone in our studio is. >> a bunch of dropouts. also in the control room. yes! >> i want to see jim gaines. show me, show me.
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Sep 11, 2012 2:05am PDT
show us your school spirit, we might choose you and do our school live from there. virginia tech. hello. >> usc, come on. fight on, fight on for usc. beat the pants off the other day. that's usc. >> look at that. >> there's tommy trojan and the horse. >> do not diss my people. ♪ >> that's embarrassing. >> that's cute. >> gorgeous guy on a horse, what is that? >> that's a turkey. >> uva. we want uva to come out. regis' old alma mater, notre dame. >> bobo down at rollins college. lehigh university. >> send us your tweets. >> this first one is a photo from west virginia university. "come home to morgantown, home of the mountaineers." there's another photo from rollins college in florida, "starting our morning with kg and hoda again." come to florida. claiming hoda loves it there, i do too, hoda, woman. see you soon. >> okay, you've got until friday, so get tweeting. >> nobody is twikking us right now. it's not working yet? >> okay, it's working. >>> anyway, country music star. >> and a very good-looking hotty, blake shelton. >> he's eating the food in there. >> what was the big st
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Sep 13, 2012 2:05am PDT
-- there's nothing behind -- a door to nowhere. debra smith from fairfax, virginia, submitted this photo. thank goodness they put the caution sign there because i would not have known otherwise. you may get water going this way. and then we have a photo from carolyn cooper. darn it, i'm off by a day this is probably car wash, although it leads to you believe otherwise. >> that's cute. >> i wouldn't go there for other services. aubrey from selma, california, sent this photo. >> open 9 to 9. nine days a week. >> when did we get the extra two days? and where are they because i have not seen them. 9 to 9 nine days a week. someone didn't think that through. my best friend, erin, submitted this photo. this is what they did to his boss's office when he left town because he said no one missed him when he left the last time. people started coming in and people never seen before came in to wrap things, contribute to the party. >> oh, that's good. >> another photo of him -- they are all still employed. he was a good sport. they had post-it notes wrapped. you see why i love her and why she is my bes
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Sep 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
pep rally. he connected with campaign offices in nevada, wisconsin, virginia, and florida. from here the wisconsin congressman headed to fresno for a fund-raising dinner. coming up tonight at 5:30 we will hit the campaign trail and see what the other candidates are doing today with less than two months before the presidential election you can bet their efforts especially in the swing states are heating up, diane? >> you bet, thank you. >>> police in pittsburg are investigating a shooting in a park last night that killed an 18-year-old man. the teenager was at buchanan park with four other people including younger siblings according to police. they were there to film a rap video. investigators say around 6:15 at group approach and an argument between the two parties escalated to the shooting. >> and it's very seldom that you find a young dude trying to do right. he wasn't in these streets. he didn't lived it. he wasn't out here, and somebody gun him down like trash, like garbage in the streets, that's wrong. it's just dead wrong. >> investigators are reviewing surveillance video from
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Sep 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
might be rung out for him in places like florida and virginia and ohio. trailing in state, he needs to win. with conflict reported inside his campaign, mitt romney tried something new, more specific. >> and i'll pursue a 5% cut in nonsecurity discretionary spending on my first day in office, eliminating programs that are not absolutely essential, and also cutting subsidies for things like amtrak and corporation for public broadcasting. >> reporter: romney denied disarray in his headquarters. in an interview with telemundo's jose diaz bellart to air on noticiero. >> these stories take aye away from what is concern to the american people. >> reporter: romney launched an ad, promising again he would fight outsourcing. >> trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china and open up new markets. >> reporter: in ohio today, president obama says he has cracked down. >> today my administration's launching a new action against china. >> reporter: a move to please auto workers in ohio and michigan. it's a formal charge that the being government is subsidizing the chine
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Sep 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
intersection of alhambra avenue, and virginia drive. george kiriyama has the latest. >> reporter: that's right. this gas station will be closed for a while. they need to make the necessary repairs. you can take a look behind me. and you can see what's left of one of the pumps here in martinez. this place was a big mess just hours ago. and we do have some dramatic cell phone video, taken right at the moment the drive cashed his ford hybrid suv into gas pump number five. we highlighted the car. you can see it backing up and crashes. the fire immediately erupted, destroying the suv and the car at the next pump. firefighters got to the gas station in five minutes and quickly put out the fire with foam. the flames were shooting about 30 feet in the air. that's as tall as a three-story building. luckily, no one was hurt. everybody inside the car escaped. and everyone got to safety quickly. all because of one quick-thinking gas station manager. >> there was a lady in front of him, pumping her gas when everything happened. as soon as i saw the smoke, i ran out and hit the emergency shutoff switc
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Sep 7, 2012 4:30am PDT
virginia man who stayed in a tent cabin at a lodge and parked in the high country. seven more cases are linked to the tent cabins in curry village. authorities say as many as 22,000 people have been exposed to the virus over the summer, double their original estimate. the hantavirus is often transmitted by deer mice and their droppings. the initial signs of the virus often mimic the flu. >> decision 2012, 59 days until americans head to the polls and both president obama and mitt romney will be hitting key battle ground states today. last night it was president obama's turn to turn on the convention spotlight. tracie potts live in charlotte with a look at the final night of the dnc. >> ♪ after a final night of music, jokes -- >> i know it's an empty chair. makes you nervous, doesn't it. >> and speeches including the vice president. >> this man has courage in his soul, compassion in his heart and a spine of steel. >> reporter: president obama laid out what he called the choice, not just between two candidates but two visions. he rallied against too much government. >> we don't want
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Sep 7, 2012 4:00am PDT
center in virginia. he will be buried at sea. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. it was a good day. the dow closed at 13,292 after jumping 244 points yesterday. the s&p went up 28. the nasdaq surged 66. >>> taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei shot up 191 points while in hong kong the hang seng skyrocketed 592. >>> well, stocks sizzled thursday thanks to action on european debt and upbeat job data here at home. markets roared after the european central bank announced a bond buying program without limit to cut the borrowing rates of the eurozone's most debt-strapped countries. the program finally answers long-standing calls for a concrete aggressive plan. the effect was immediate. borrowing costs for spain and italy hit their lowest levels since spring. gold also jumped hitting six-month highs settling at $1,700 an ounce. traders were boosted by u.s. companies in august at the fastest clip in five months. service sector employment jumped higher than expected. >>> new weekly claims for jobless benefits fell to the
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Sep 9, 2012 3:30pm PDT
nearly 60 miles per hour. in virginia and maryland the storms toppled trees and left 150,000 customers without power. and on the potomac river 19 people were rescued after the racing boat they were on capsized. what powered these storms? >> we saw a shift in the weather pattern with cooler air dropping down and that produced 300 wind reports all across the northeast and then we got the tornadoes in new york city on top of that. >> reporter: volatile storms that are not uncommon this time of year but this weekend they packed an extra punch. michelle franzen, nbc news, new york. >>> we are following active storms in the atlantic tonight. tropical storm leslie has just passed by bermuda and will continue to cause high surf and rip tides. jim cantori is watching this storm from bermuda tonight. >> reporter: it has been a very rainy day. this area is about 12 inches down in rainfall. we just got word from the national security minister that he is giving bermuda the all-clear in terms of having no injuries and no major structural damage. leslie is still a big storm and will make its way to c
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Sep 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
tomorrow heads down to another swing state, virginia. that is his last stop before heading to north carolina, the democratic national convention, where he is slated to give his acceptance speech thursday night. kate? >> kristen welker in new orleans tonight. >>> flood waters from isaac are still posing serious problems in the very area where president obama is touring today. nbc's gabe gutierrez is still in the region. he has more tonight on the message people in places like laplace, louisiana want the president to hear. gabe? >> reporter: kate, good evening. late last week almost a million homes and businesses in louisiana were without power. now that number is down to 125,000. for many neighborhoods like this one, this cleanup won't be over for months. >> this wasn't supposed to happen. >> much of cheryl broussard's life is now on her front yard. >> i just couldn't believe it was happening because we're friends with all these people and it just breaks your heart. >> reporter: for 13 years she and her husband kent have lived in laplace, an area that has flooded before but not like
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
. virginia is one of those key states. it's where both nominees will be today. the president, according to all the polls except for one this month, has a lead between one and eight percentage points. yesterday they were in ohio where according to the latest poll, quinnipiac university, president obama now has a ten-point lead over romney. but romney says he's not deterred. he'll do well there. >> i'm going to win ohio. i'm going to become the next president in part because i'm going to have support of people in ohio. >> reporter: early voting starts in ohio on tuesday, but in iowa, it starts today. officials there, john, have already told us that requests for absentee ballots in some areas are already up 30% over 2008. >> okay, tracie potts, thank you very much. >>> we want to get to that forecast with meteorologist christina loren. do you like this kind of thing? you're keeping very busy. because next week it shows rain? >> i don't like to be bored. i'm like you, i like a lot happening. 93 degrees inland, 80 bayside and 70 at the coast. as you're getting your kids ready for school, dre
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Sep 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
battleground states this weekend with romney in virginia, the president in florida. and big question looming over all this, will friday's dismal jobs report blunt any momentum the president had coming out of the convention? we're going to discuss that and much more coming up in just a moment. >>> then, a new twist in that bomb hoax that forced a passenger plane headed to texas to return to philadelphia. this morning, why investigators are saying a love triangle may be to blame for that. >>> plus, a piece of video we first showed you on friday, and a warning, it's pretty tough to watch. it's a maryland state trooper hit by a semi. good grief! while he was making a traffic stop. amazingly, he survived and had the presence of mind to get on the radio, call his dispatcher. this morning, you'll hear from him talk about his near-death experience in his own words. >> we've seen far too many of those sometimes from that surveillance video. >>> plus, standing up to cancer. a star-studded night as celebrities and survivors come together to raise money to help fight the deadly disease. >>> and
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
clinton met with benjamin netanyahu. president obama was campaigning in virginia thursday. the white house said too busy to meet with the prime minister. earlier, he laid down his red line for stopping iran's nuclear program. >> this is a bomb. this is a fuse. >> netanyahu spoke a day after ahmadinejad called israel uncivilized. netanyahu said they were 70% to getting enough nuclear fuel for a bomb, has to be stopped within months. >> if these are the facts, and they are, where should a red line be drawn? a red line should be drawn right here. >> president obama told the u.n. this week there is more time before iran reaches the point of no return. >> america wants to resolve this issue through diplomacy, and we believe there's still time and space to do so. >> american intelligence does not yet believe iran has made the political decision to actually build a weapon. >> whether or not iran made the decision will become irrelevant once we can no longer stop it. >> president obama's relationship with netanyahu has been difficult, at times frosty. an issue mitt romney tried to exploit. >
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Sep 23, 2012 8:00am PDT
question, the virginia senate debate between tim kaine and george allen. they were talking about there there should be a minimum federal income tax. here is the question. do you believe everyone should pay income tax? >> everyone pays taxes. the statistics coming out -- i would be open to a proposal to have a minimum tax for everyone. >> would you be open to that, governor? >> maybe. it's my first time hearing about it. >> that's where i was going. i think we go to a question of taxes, tax cuts, tax increases and so forth too fast. the first question ought to be what is it we want the governor to do and not do? what is the sensible and fair way to pay for that? we all have a stake in educating our kids. we all have a stake in ensuring this country is well defended and investing in an infrastructure for growth. we all have a say in the american dream. we used to come together around that. the kind of sharp, poisonous political discourse that characterizes so much of what goes on. no disrespect at all, not just personal, in saying that, but i think the country is hungry for a conviction
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Sep 5, 2012 10:00pm PDT
michelle was dead. jason was 170 miles away in virginia on a business trip the night of the murder. he heard the news the next afternoon and returned to raleigh. fiona got word from a girlfriend. >> she said, michelle is dead. it was like it wasn't registering what she said. it was like what? >> stacia grossman couldn't take it in either. >> my mother called and said michelle is dead, and i said michelle who? some celebrity? like what are you talking about? what do you mean? how is that possible what happened? >> the very question that is wake county investigators were asking themselves. >> when we come back, a security camera provides a critical clue. it is not what it caught on tape, it is what it missed and why. >> there was a camera there that had been unplugged. >> who had ugly. one night in november 2006 while her husband was away on business, michelle young was attacked in her own bedroom and brutally beaten to death, her body discovered the next day by her sister meredith, along with her two and a half-year-old daughter cassidy, who had been left to wander in her blood. for
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Sep 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
both florida and virginia and up seven points in ohio. >> in washington, a memorial service was held at the national cathedral for astronaut neil armstrong who died august 25th. former astronauts buzz aldrin, john glen, and michael collins remembered the first man to walk on the moon. >>> in mexico with masked marines on either side, authorities showed off an arrested top gang drug boss along with captured weapons, vehicles and jewelry. jose eduardo costilla sanchez led the gulf drug cartel, the second most powerful in mexico. >>> guatemala's fuego volcano erupted shooting ash two miles into the sky yesterday. about 11,000 people were evacuated, but they may be able to return home today. >>> and england's prince william and the duchess of cambridge, kate middleton, were said to be saddened upon learning a french magazine plans to publish topless photos of middleton taken last week in france. they feel the photos taken while the couple were poolside at a private chateau owned by the queen's nephew violate their privacy. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off
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Sep 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
-year-old virginia woman says she lost 85 pounds in two years eating every single meal at starbucks. she credits the nutrition info on the packages which made calorie counting easy. >>> the oriole's fly, the sox spank the yanks, and will bieber take the ice? >>> plus, there's no place like home for team usa in world cup qualifying. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> and many of us have been enjoying a very easy week weather wise. we'll track some of those showers moving eastward. coming up, you're watching "early today." have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." >>> in sports, it's been a hard year for the last place boston red sox, but they can
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Sep 12, 2012 12:35am PDT
his dog walked 500 miles to his house after he was left in virginia. in response the dog was like, "don't flatter yourself. i'm just here to get my stuff. this cd is mine." [ laughter ] check this out, a company in sweden is selling a purse that can hold a box of wine. or as kathie lee calls that, a purse. [ laughter ] it's just interesting that it's different in sweden. [ cheers and applause ] we love kathie. and finally, three men in thailand were arrested for trying to smuggle monkeys in their underwear onto a plane. or as one of the men put it, "yes, that is a banana in my pocket." we have a great show tonight! [ cheers and applause ] give it up for the roots! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we have got a fun show tonight. [ cheers and applause ] he is one of the coolest guys around and a great actor. woody harrelson is here tonight! [ cheers and applause ] we love it when this guy stops by. from "saturday night live," kenan thompson is dropping in. i love this girl. i'm obsessed with her. the "new york times" calls her the oracle of the girl world. >> steve: hmm. >>
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Sep 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
nearly 60 miles an hour. in virginia and maryland, the storms pushed down trees, smashed cars and left 150,000 customers without power. and on the potomac river, 19 people were rescued, after the large racing boat they were on capsized. what powered these violent storms. >> we saw a very big shift in the weather pattern in the last couple of days with cooler air dropping down, producing 300 wind reports all over the northeast. and then we have the tornadoes in new york city on top of that. >> reporter: volatile storms not uncommon this time of year, but this weekend they packed an extra punch. michelle franzen, nbc news, new york. >>> and you may be surprised to hear what fell out of a sky and landed in a neighborhood near seattle. >>> and the bay area forecast coming up. rob mayeda has the forecast coming up. looking at san francisco, a gorgeous night tonight. populate. >>> imagine finding part of an airplane in your front yard, which is just what happened near seattle this weekend. investigators say it was the door to the landing gear of a boeing 767. nobody was hurt, but the inciden
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Sep 12, 2012 2:05am PDT
not at class. >> usc we want to hear from you. virginia tech and miami-dade junior college. i don't think it's called junior college anymore. i think it's miami-dade college i think. that would be fun. oral roberts, you keep the prayers and tweets coming in. >> coming up, matthew perry has new group of friend. he can't wait to "go on" about them. too clever for words. right after this. ere she is ! hey, i got a leak ! yoo hoo ! wait a minute, come back ! um, miss ? up here! right. like 85% of us, you have hard water stains and that cleaner's not gonna cut it. truth is, you need something powerful. you need lime-a-way. it's 4 times more effective at removing limescale than the leading bathroom cleaner. because lime-a-way is specially formulated to conquer hard water stains. for lime, calcium and rust... lime-a-way is a must. but between check-ups tartar builds. keep it clean with new listerine® ultraclean™. it's the only mouthwash with a new tartar control formula for a dentist clean feeling. ahhhhhhhh. [ male announcer ] new listerine® ultraclean™. power to your mouth™. degr
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Sep 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
big states, big three that i talk about all the time. ohio, florida, virginia, a couple of ways and he gets over the finish line. >> we talk about ohio, it's usually a bellweather. you have a couple of scenarios to run through. i think this one shows if president obama takes ohio? >> we do. let me show you what happens when we give him ohio. watch how close he gets to 270. it gets him to 261 here. and now, that means what? there's about four different scenarios, let me clean the map up here a little bit. there's about four different scenarios that gets him to 270. let's give romney the benefit of the doubt and assume that in the order of the other remaining eight states, florida, north carolina, wisconsin, although who knows now with packer fans how they're going to feel and whether they even show up to vote. i'm a little upset this morning. you give them that and it gets him to 264. it leaves us, i had people asking me, what is this year's florida, what is this year's ohio? when you go through any scenario, i come to the state of virginia virginia in 2008 was the state that most cl
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Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
either way. nevada, colorado, new mexico, iowa, ohio, virginia, north carolina and florida. watch those states, and you're finding out about the election. >> okay. so what's the key going forward for both men? ? >> okay. three factors are going to really tell the story. first, the kinds of messages each candidate gives, okay? such as obama saying he needs to finish this job, period. romney saying that obama should be replaced for not doing the job. whose messages will resonate more with the voteers? second, the impact of minor parties. libertarians, some people haven't even heard of this guy, libertarian gary johnson, he's running in all 50 states. some minor party candidates are running only in a few states. there's a character named virgil good on the constitution party in virginia, and you know what? romney could be hurt. he could be hurt there and could be hurt other places where there are conservative candidates. you know what, here's where we get back to the enthusiasm factor. the enthusiasm breeds volunteering. volunteering breeds turnout. boom, boom, boom. something that the oba
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Sep 19, 2012 3:00am PDT
the stocks. and then the stock comes back. >> how about virginia in texas? >> hi thanks for taking my call. fidelity income trust. >> i think the stock is cheap and i think it is one of my favorites. let's go to jim in connecticut, jim? >> hi, jim. booyah, booyah. >> booyah, booyah back. >> what do you see for utx? >> i say that is wrong. i think under $80 you have a real buy and buy the rest at $75 and that is the new version of the lightening round. >> the lightening round is sponsored by td ameritrade. [ female announcer ] with the 2-in-1 swiffer sweeper, a great clean doesn't have to take long. i'm done. are you thinking what i'm thinking? ♪ give me just a little more time ♪ okay. all right. oh! [ female announcer ] the 2-in-1 swiffer sweeper uses electrostatic dry cloths to clean better than a broom. and its wet mopping cloths can clean better than a mop in half the time so you don't miss a thing. mom, have you seen my -- hey! hey! he did it. [ female announcer ] swiffer. better clean in half the time. or your money back. >>> we're right smack in the middle of conference seas
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Sep 15, 2012 5:00am PDT
. ron mott is in virginia. good morning. >> reporter: mitt romney has been on the defensive for leveling criticism at the obama administration, criticism that occurred even before all the facts were in. so essentially, mitt romney yesterday sort of softened his stance on this situation in libya. he says that the white house eventually agreed with him that the comments that were made by the embassy not sanctioned by the white house were not appropriate. take a look at the spot here. at andrews air force base, a somber ceremony, draped by patriotism. >> today we bring home four americans who gave their lives for our country and our values. >> reporter: as the remains of the four americans killed in libya were delivered to their families. >> they loved this country and they chose to serve it and served it well. they had a mission and they believed in it. they knew the danger, and they accepted it. >> reporter: the president led a ceremony honoring u.s. ambassador chris stevens, information management officer sean smith, and two security officials slain in a september 11th attack in
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Sep 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
to donald in virginia, please. donald. >> caller: don how's it going? years of military service. i bought showers of air. i want to know if you think it will hit the mark and exceed it before the year is up. just want your sentiments on it. >> uh i like that company very, very much. it's big today. had a 10% move. this company does global aviation, aerospace service. the numbers we are seeing out of boeing, to me, are so exciting it's owned by my action alert charitable trust. i think it will carry everything including air. stick with it. ron in illinois. ron. >> caller: hey, cramer. in 2010 i bought a reit arct. in 2011 it went public at 10.50. uh i wanted to hold to 15. i understand it might be sold at 12.2 is. did i make a mistake or should i sell some of mu my losers and put it in arct? >> we had them nn oh in july. we liked it so much. the deal looks great for both. i will tell you to hold on for a while. don't buy it. the big move just occurred. stock was 10 in july. 12 now. nick in ohio. nick. >> caller: boo-yah from the bobcats at ohio university. >> oh, congratulations, ma
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Sep 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
of events in florida, virginia, wisconsin. you will recognize some, but not all of those. many of them as battleground states. but, look, both of these campaigns -- neither of these campaigns really benefit from talking a lot about what's going on overseas. insiders say mitt romney, foreign policy not really his forte. for president obama, these images of burning the u.s. flag, certainly not good for the presidency, so you might not hear a lot about it today. >> all right, tracie potts, thank you very much for the update. >>> california's dna collection law approved by voters back in 2004 is now getting a new look from federal judges this week. that law requires dna samples to be taken from anyone arrested for a felony, not just those convicted of a felony. wednesday the aclu will ask a federal appeals court in san francisco to strike down that law. it's just the latest in a series of legal challenges claiming the law amounts to unconstitutional search and seizure. >>> a san jose neighborhood is calling for new traffic safety measures after an 8-year-old boy was struck and killed
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Sep 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
death was a west virginia resident who stayed in a tent cabin at the lodge and then camped in the high country. seven more cases are linked to the tent cabins. authorities say as many as 22,000 people may have been exposed to the hantavirus that is double the original estimate. the virus is often transmitted by deer mice and their droppings. the initial signs of the virus, they often mimic the flu. >> time to get a look at the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. looking forward to the weekend. >> yeah, a great looking weekend shaping up. good morning. start with a live beautiful picture that actually tells the weather story of the day. you can see it's completely clear. you can see the mountains in the distance from the san francisco camera, a rare owe concerns at this time of the morning. other than that you notice the ripples. it's the wind mixing up the atmosphere keeping the fog from settling to the surface. it's an off shore breeze pushing the low clouds back out to sea. look at all of that science in one picture. san jose, the clouds are starting to thin out. we had
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Sep 14, 2012 3:00am PDT
. i'm going to go with nomura and say it's okay here. rob in virginia. rob. >> caller: yeah, rob in arlington. >> nice. >> caller: i own altria group, ticker m.o. what are your thoughts? >> i always hate to recommend it because i always don't like smoking, but i've got to tell you, it is a great income producer. if you can stand it being politically incorrect. don in new jersey. >> caller: hi. boo-yah, cramer. >> boo-yah, local man. what's up? >> caller: i've got a favorite stock. hudson city bank. >> well, you're getting bought. hudson city's finished. it's time to ring the register. you're done. the finite nature of a takeover says you should ring the register and move on. let's go to albert in my home state of new jersey. albert. >> caller: hey, jim. boo-boo-boo-ya from sunny florida. >> nice. sunshine, hit me. >> caller: i'm having trouble with abbott laboratories. >> hit a 52-week high today. what's the matter? look, i think abbott's terrific. they're splitting the company up. it's doing really well. i own it for my charitable trust. had a really big gain. i've only watched it
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Sep 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
than a general election. appearing on stage with pat robertson in virginia beach, endorsing steve king in iowa known for anti-immigration rhetoric. as for the president, as he searches for a bounce in the polls, he found a bounce in his campaign step in display when he visited a sports bar making a birther joke as he chatted. >> do you have a birth certificate? >> reporter: he got a lesson in retail politics when he got an enthusiastic welcome from a pizza shop owner. we got some fund-raising numbers for both cam pains. for the first time in five months, obama campaign outraised. it is a reminder, there's a lot of money out there. money is not going to decide this presidential election. >> thank you. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." good morning. >> good morning. >> want to talk about your interview with mitt romney in a moment. first, let's do a status report on the state of the race. both conventions behind us now. is there a sense in the romney campaign they know they're behind at this point? >> i think they do. i think they understand and i discussed it with gov
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
romney will appear at a rally in virginia. >>> in a sign of the times, social media could end up playing major roles in this year's general election. a study done by nature magazine found one message sent to 60 million facebook users back on election day 2010 of course led to a significant increase in voting. nearly 350,000 additional people showed up to vote. now, researchers say social messages make a strong impact on people and when a user sees their friends have actually voted, they are more inclined to go out and vote themselves. >>> social networking also has its dangers. >> our business and tech guru, scott mcgrew, says a tweet that came out of the cairo embassy, the one that caused such a huge ruckus in washington, came from just one man. >> it created maybe the biggest misunderstanding in the history of twitter. to remind you, the american embassy in cairo tweeted we condemn the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of muslims. we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. this tweet came hours before the protests in egypt.
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Sep 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >>> meanwhile, gop presidential candidate mitt romney campaigning in high stakes virginia today. yesterday, he took aim at president obama on jobs, casting the president as an inept steward of the nation's post-recession recovery. the president says, romney's economic remedies are failed. president obama is in florida today for a two-day bus tour. >>> new this morning, the taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing near nato headquarters in afghanistan, a bombing that killed six people. the taliban says the target was a u.s. intelligence facility nearby. the afghan interior ministry says all of the people killed were civilians. the u.s. and italian embassies and afghan presidential palace are located near the blast site. police say the suicide bomber was just 14 years old. >>> meantime, prince harry arrived in afghanistan at start of a four-month tour of duty. the prince will fly apache helicopter missions. this is this second deployment to the country. earlier his deployment was cut short after presence in the country was leaked to the media. >>> a kidnapping at sea is over.
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Sep 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
? time for the lightning round on "mad money." i want to start with mark in virginia. >> caller: boo-yah, jim. >> boo-yah. >> caller: nvda. >> people are worried about the quarter. i'll say don't buy. harriet in ohio. >> caller: boo-yah, jim! from ohio. >> nice to have you on. >> caller: thank you. my stock is bidu. >> i'm not recommending chinese stocks. i believe the cyclicals will rally there though. mark in missouri. >> caller: hi, jim. got a question on granger. >> there's a great company. any weakness, i buy it. it's a fantastic company. let's go to bill in california, please. bill. bill? speak to me. >> caller: yes. >> go ahead. you're on. >> caller: big boo-yah from the streets of bakersfield, california. >> i love it. got a minor league team i once threw out the first pitch. >> caller: i'm losing confidence in northern america tanker. >> i don't blame you. sit on the sidelines here. pete in south carolina. >> caller: boo-yah, jim. i bought bac, bank of america. >> my friend matt does a lot of my accounting. showed me the preferred stock. the bonds, the preferreds are flying. i t
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
trying to pull ahead by hammering the president on the economy, telling veterans in virginia the national debt is more than just numbers on paper. >> trillion dollar deficits, that debt is owned by somebody. someone holds that. that puts america in a position of economic risk. >> more than half the country has already started early voting. the first presidential debate on wednesday in denver. >>> the newest nobel peace price laureate will be right here in the bay area this weekend. she is a leader who is outspoken and a critic of the myanmar military. this marks her first visit to the u.s. since 1971. she will be speaking at the san francisco freedom forum this evening. tomorrow she'll address a crowd of about 5,000 at the university of san francisco. while both event are sold out, they're also being streamed online. >>> now reports that apple founder steve wozniak wants to become an australian citizen, scott mcgrew had to find out for himself. >> you met him at the airport. >> reporter: a reporter probably the last thing hematomaed to see but he was grarks, woz aullways is. he j
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Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
virginia today as romney looks to repair the damage from that 47% comment that was recorded at a fundraiser. peter alexander is with the romney camp in springfield this morning. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. when it comes to the battlegrounds, there are three, florida, ohio, and virginia, both mitt romney and the president held dueling events in ohio on wednesday. today, they are both here in virginia. another state where romney is trailing in the polls. >> reporter: campaigning in ohio wednesday, both president obama and mitt romney were keenly aware of the buckeye state's place in history. no republican has won the white house without it. romney went out of his way to show his compassionate side greeting world war ii veterans and courting working class families. >> these are tough times even for families with jobs. i know what it takes to get this economy going again. i care about the people of america. >> reporter: it's a delivered effort, analysts say, with a tv ad designed to show empathy and soften his image. >> president obama and
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Sep 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
this day. mary joe hammond huntington, west virginia, i've been there a couple times. 100 years old today. loves watching the leaves fall a. that's it. that's all from the cathedral, now back to new york. >> all right. will yard. thank you. just ahead, hougy mandel will be here with the preview of the "america's got talent" finale. >>> it is 8:26. good morning. i'm marla tellez. milpitas police hope photos will help them identify suspects that killed a 7/11 clerk on saturday. seconds later, police shot and killed the 67-year-old clerk. this was milpitas's first homicide of the year. it happened two blocks from the milpitas police station. the owner of the 7/11 is hiring security for the overnight hours. the parent company is offering a reward and arrest for the conviction of the suspects. >>> it is busy on the roadways. mike. >> i apologize for clearing my throat. i could not help it. we will get a look at the south bay. the maps show how slow it is. below 20 miles per hour. slow drive for the last half hour. a note here, umber, a person was hit. a pedestrian was hit and was able to
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Sep 26, 2012 2:05am PDT
suburbanites. this was a survey by coldwell banker. >> wolf trap, virginia. >> englewood cliffs, new jersey. nine miles from new york city. right on the hudson, right? right there? yes. >> yes, it is. don't get me into geography. haworth, new jersey. >> or haworth? >> haworth. >> i was right, there. go on with clyde hill. >> clyde hill. >> number two is clyde hill, washington. that's a beautiful suburb of seattle. number one, cherry hills village, colorado. ten miles south of denver. >> if you were wondering the dirtiest cities, this is by travel and leisure magazine. these are my favorite cities in the country. >> i know. >> five is atlanta. >> four is los angeles. >> three is baltimore. and my top two cities in the country are number two and number one, baby, new orleans, louisiana. >> and new york city. what they all have in common, something hoda can't live without, a strong night life. for somebody who gets up at 4:00 in the morning, what are you doing out on the town? >> i like the grittiness of those kinds of cities. i like the smell. >> you like the smell? >> yes, neat cities, clean
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Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
firefighters put out a gas station fire in martinez. at virginia hills safeway. the helicopter pulls out there. the fire is out. three cars caught fire as well. as two gas pumps. thankfully the fire is out. thankfully no one was injureden the fire. once again, martinez. >>> still ahead at 6:00, the warning on the peninsula for women about an attacker. why police are concerned he is getting bolder with his moves. >> the elimination of the truancy abatement program in san jose. what kind of impact is it having? we'll take a look coming up. >> how does the bay area rank? the richest americans living in our backyard. >> and good evening, i'm jeff ranieri, nbc bay area weather center. third day in a row now with fall temperatures here across the bay area. just 75 in livermore. nice and cool for you this time of year. south san jose, 76. headed to the giants game, comcast sports net as well. it will know doubt be a cold one. bring a jacket. back with more in just a few minutes. >>> that means be thinning past monday there are no officers assigned to look for kids skipping class. let's brin
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Sep 22, 2012 2:05am PDT
the mountains of, say, west virginia. wake up with al on the weather channel at 6:00 a.m. chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >>> all right. it's time for "today weighs in." we answer questions about diet, nutrition and overall health. >> and here today is madeline. >> how are you today? >> we're going to go across the street. we have people waiting with questions for madeline. first up is nancy from pittsburgh. >> hi, ladies. i just wanted to ask, organic has been in the news recently, and are there still health benefits to eating organic? >> >> nutrientwise and vitamins, they're equivalent. the issue is pesticides, other things that are added that you may not want. the price point is very different. it is better to have fruits and vegetables that are nonorganic, safe to eat than not eat them at all. they're absolute
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Sep 5, 2012 2:05am PDT
♪ >> all righty. it's jullian and jo draper grante from fredericksburg, virginia. is it julian? >> julian. >> julian wrote in to tell us about his wife jo. you're a veteran, two tours in vietnam. you had a hard time since then, tell us about it. >> well, i've had cancer for the last 12 years, and i have a lot of chronic pain and neuropathy as we saw building with not only the chemotherapy but dealing with the side effects of the cancer. and it's directly because of being exposed to agenting orange. >> often the wives write in about the spouse. >> she would think you were the hero. you wrote in about your wife. are you there too, jo? >> i am. >> you wrote a beautiful letter and hopefully we've written a beautiful song to bless you. we'll see you on thursday. enjoy your time in new york. we'll see you thursday. >> yeah. coming up. >> i'm a little off today. >> we're all off. >> that's the problem. >> this will fix it. >> so what were your favorite celebrities up to while you were enjoying that holiday weekend, hodawoman? >> we'll catch you up on all that was buzzing around tinseltown after
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Sep 5, 2012 3:00am PDT
own gld. let's go to jeff in virginia. jeff >> caller: been watching since 2005. boo-yah, professor cramer. >> i'm liking that. thank you for keeping the faith for so long. >> caller: how about rndy? >> we're not happy with how the quarter was. we said that this was one we felt would do better but it hasn't. it's a disappointment. john in maryland. john? >> caller: b-b-b-b-boo-yah. this is john from eastern shore maryland. >> i love it there. what's up? >> caller: my wife carol and i enjoy watching your show every night during dinner. and then we enjoy our dessert with larry kudlow. hey, jim, exelo just went with conservation energy. i bought into the stock. recently they went down. i like their management. what's your thought? >> i agree with you. i think it's okay. the stock is down 16% for the year. i think that's overdoing the negativity. i want to do exactly what you want to do. let's go to dave in florida. dave? >> caller: jim, this is the area of north miami. boo-yah. >> back at you. what's up? >> caller: tell me about american power, amp. >> this is the best stock other than
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